Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

Derek Leman on Isaiah 9:5(6)

Messianic Jewish rabbi Derek Leman has graciously given me permission to post today’s Daily Isaiah on my blog.  I am glad to do so because today’s Daily Isaiah was one of my favorites!  Daily Isaiah is something that Derek sends … Continue reading

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Al Gore’s Earth in the Balance 12: Ideological Flexibility

For my write-up today on Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit, I’ll use as my starting point something that Al Gore says on pages 348-349: “To most of us, the principle sounds unassailable: let the polluter pay.  … Continue reading

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Edwards’ Personality and Beliefs about Slavery and the Millennium

I have two items for my write-up today on George Marsden’s Jonathan Edwards: A Life. 1.  On page 255, Marsden says the following about people’s reactions to Jonathan Edwards’ personality: “”While opponents found [Edwards’] scrupulousness cold and lacking in charity, … Continue reading

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